Long Beach City Hall, Harbor Department, Main Library, could move to...

Apr 7, 2013 Full story: Press-Telegram

The Brutalist architecture of the city's fortress-like Civic Center has not weathered the decades well.

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Mandingo Worrier

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Apr 7, 2013
So, some architect got paid to dream up a dramatic two-tower complex. How many times have we seen these renderings, but the building never gets built. Or worse, like the old Press-Telegram building, the project gets started and then abandoned.

If the library is moved, I hope the old building is maintained as a place for bums to sleep, relieve themselves, and generally hassle each other. They should be banned from the actual library facility.

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